7:30 p.m. (also various performances through March 22). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$90. www.charlotteballet.org.
Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s choreography sets the J.M. Barrie story aloft to the strains of Gioacchino Rossini in a kid-friendly, 100-minute version by Charlotte Ballet.
8 p.m. (also Saturday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19-$89. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Pekka Kuusisto plays the violin concerto by his countryman, Jean Sibelius, and Christopher Warren-Green conducts Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 2 with the Charlotte Symphony.
8 and 10:15 p.m. (also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $18-$20. 980-321-4702.
The 63-year-old stand-up comedian is a native New Yorker (but currently a Los Angeleno) who has toured with huge-name entertainers like Cher, Julio Iglesias, Dolly Parton and Tony Bennett.